White, Byron R., 1917-2002Alternative names
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, appointed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962; formerly U.S. deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Full name: Byron Raymond White. Nickname: Whizzer.
From the description of Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983274
1917, June 8:
Born, Fort Collins, Colo.
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo.
1938- 1939: Football player, Pittsburgh Steelers, National Football League, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Rhodes scholar, Oxford University, Oxford, England
1940- 1942: Football player, Detroit Lions, National Football League, Detroit, Mich.
1942- 1945: United States Naval Intelligence, Pacific Theater
J.D., Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn.
Married Marion Lloyd Stearns
1946- 1947: Clerk to chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court
1947- 1960: Attorney, Lewis, Grant & Davis, Denver, Colo.
1961- 1962: Deputy U.S. attorney general
1962- 1993: Associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court
2002, April 15:
Died, Denver, Colo.
From the guide to the Byron R. White Papers, 1961-1993, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Press--Liability (Law)
- Judicial opinions
- Constitutional law
- Freedom of speech
- Homosexuality--Law and legislation
- Racism--United States
- Judicial opinions--United States
- Freedom of speech--United States
- Child pornography--United States
- Abortion--United States
- Police questioning
- Law--United States
- Law--Cases--United States
- Homosexuality--Law and legislation--United States
- Child pornography
- Police questioning--United States
- Constitutional law--United States
- United States (as recorded)